Non US Citizen Must Be Vaccinated Before Visiting USA

Wellbeing Alert – U.S. International safe haven Abuja, Nigeria (November 5, 2021)

Area: Worldwide: Entry Policies for Travelers to the United States

Occasion: On October 25, President Biden reported the United States will take on a worldwide air travel strategy. This arrangement focuses on general wellbeing, ensuring U.S. residents and occupants just as the people who stay with us. Successful November 8, all non-resident, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. resident, U.S. public, legal super durable inhabitant, or venturing out to the United States on a migrant visa) carrier travelers making a trip to the United States, should exhibit confirmation of inoculation as characterized by the U.S. Places for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Order before boarding a U.S. bound airplane. More insights about what comprises full inoculation are accessible on this page of the CDC site.

Completely immunized explorers will keep on being needed to show a pre-takeoff negative test taken inside three (3 days of movement to the United States before boarding. This applies to all voyagers – U.S. residents, legal super durable occupants (LPRs), and unfamiliar nationals. To additionally reinforce assurances, unvaccinated explorers – regardless of whether U.S. residents, LPRs, or the modest number of excepted unvaccinated outside nationals – presently should test inside one (1) day of takeoff. Extra data might be found on CDC’s site.

Travelers should show their immunization status, and aircrafts should:

Match the name and date of birth to affirm the traveler is a similar individual pondered the evidence of immunization.
Confirm that the record was given by an authority source (e.g., general wellbeing organization, government office) in the nation where the antibody was given.
Audit the fundamental data for deciding whether the traveler meets CDC’s definition for completely immunized, for example, antibody item, number of immunization dosages got, date(s) of organization, site (e.g., inoculation center, medical care office) of inoculation.
Carriers should deny boarding to travelers who don’t meet these prerequisites or the individuals who test positive for COVID-19.

For extra data or on the other hand on the off chance that you have explicit inquiries, if it’s not too much trouble, contact your carrier and visit the CDC’s site.

NOTE:  U.S. citizens in countries where adequate COVID-19 testing is not available or who may not be able to satisfy the requirements, should be prepared to remain in place until such time as they can meet the requirements. 

Actions to Take:  


U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area

+234 (9) 461-4328 and after hours +234 (9) 461-4000 press zero.

U.S. Consulate Lagos

2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island

+234 (1) 460 3400 during business hours and after-hours

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Nigeria Country Information

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